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Date: Sat, 05 Apr 2014 17:44:00 +0000
From: "Poul-Henning Kamp" <phk@....freebsd.dk>
To: discussions@...sword-hashing.net, Bill Cox <waywardgeek@...il.com>
Subject: Re: [PHC] Mechanical tests (was: POMELO fails the dieharder tests)

In message <CAOLP8p7wqfgsEQmD2iQg6AgKLhZZvYkL2oegrub3kxVgkvts5w@...l.gmail.com>
, Bill Cox writes:

>By the way, the compression test is already in dieharder.

Yes, I know that, but it is still a "onesided" test.

What I want to test is twosided:  Do we at least get as much
entropy out as we put in ?

I realize that it's trivially easy to survive that test, but
that doesn't mean it shouldn't be run.

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